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Hypertension could be the driver of heart attack and stroke in patients with periodontitis.(Unsplash)

Gum disease has high connection with your blood pressure

By Indo Asian News Service | London
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 12:31 PM IST
A recent study showed how gum disease, Periodontitis was associated with a 22 per cent raised risk for hypertension, while severe periodontitis was linked with 49 per cent higher odds of hypertension.
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Growing consumption of sugary drinks, especially in low and middle income countries is a common risk factor for developing oral diseases, including oral cancer that is a leading cause of cancer deaths among men in India and Sri Lanka, a new Lancet study has said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Growing consumption of sugary drinks, especially in low and middle income countries is a common risk factor for developing oral diseases, including oral cancer that is a leading cause of cancer deaths among men in India and Sri Lanka, a new Lancet study has said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Sugary drinks a common factor for oral diseases, finds lancet study

By Rhythma Kaul | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 04:10 AM IST
Oral diseases include a range of conditions that affect the teeth and mouth, including tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancers.
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How to take care of teeth: Your diet may contain acidic foods or you may be biting on hard or super sugary substances that damage your enamel.(Shutterstock)
How to take care of teeth: Your diet may contain acidic foods or you may be biting on hard or super sugary substances that damage your enamel.(Shutterstock)

How to take care of teeth, avoid these 5 things to keep your smile intact

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 02:05 PM IST
How to take care of teeth: Your eating habits may be causing you cavities, gum disease and chipped teeth. Here are 5 foods and beverages that you need to avoid overeating.
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Whole grain carbs can help protect your teeth.(Shutterstock)
Whole grain carbs can help protect your teeth.(Shutterstock)

Carbs are not bad. Whole grain carbohydrates are good for your teeth

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 08:07 PM IST
Studies have suggested a lower risk of oral cancer from consuming whole grain starches, and that whole grains may also offer protection against gum disease.
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You need to go for regular dental checkups to make sure you don’t develop gum disease.(Shutterstock)
You need to go for regular dental checkups to make sure you don’t develop gum disease.(Shutterstock)

People with gum disease at risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:37 PM IST
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person’s joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs.
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A combination of heavy smoking and alcohol consumption can raise the risk of mouth cancer.(Shutterstock)
A combination of heavy smoking and alcohol consumption can raise the risk of mouth cancer.(Shutterstock)

Smokers at higher risk of losing teeth, almost twice as fast than non-smokers

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 04:59 PM IST
Smoking poses a higher risk of mouth pain, cavities and gum recession.
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